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1875 Page Act; Prohibited the Entry of Immigration for Asians

1875

1882 Chinese Exclusion Act. Suspended all Chinese immigration for 10 years

1882

1894 Gresham-Yang Treaty allowed the Chinese total immigration to the US

1894

1906 Schools are separate in San Francisco by Asians and Americans

1906

1941 Attack on Pearl Harbor raised tension in the US and the Japanese

1941

1965 Immigration and nationality overturned laws setting immigration quotas.

1965

1965 First Asian Congressman was elected

1965

1968 Formation of Asian American Political Alliance.

1968

1968 AAPA Rally. Speeches made fighting for racial freedom and equality

1968

1980 Refugee Act passed; Put restrictions on refugees entering the US

1980

1988 Civil Liberties Act; WW2 Japanese that were put into camps, repaid

1988

2000 % of Asian Americans with bachelors degrees reached 60%

2000

2013 Asian Americans reported happiest, highest income, best educated race

2013